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November 13, 2014
Duration: October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2018
 
Implementing Partner: ACDI/VOCA
 
Funding level: $22,047,193
 
Key Partners: Helvetas, AIRD
 
Activity Locations: Osh, Jalalabad, Batken, Naryn
 
Activity Overview

The USAID Agro Horizon project will raise smallholder farmers’ incomes by expanding markets and increasing the competitiveness of value chains for fruits, vegetables, and dairy. The project will increase employment in the agricultural sector, especially for women and youth, while improving the availability of nutritious foods and market share of the targeted crops in both domestic and foreign markets.

Activity Areas

September 2, 2014

This project is working to facilitate technical and policy dialogue on high mountain landscape management in the face of climate change. This will help prepare communities to address key vulnerabilities to climate change, conserve snow leopards as the flagship and indicator species of Asia’s high mountain landscape health, and provide practical and measurable demonstrations that advance a vision for water security and sustainable mountain development across Asia.

September 2, 2014

The Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) Program in Kyrgyzstan has the ultimate objective of promoting growth of 750 women-led businesses over three years. The project is based on the development hypothesis that if women business owners had greater human capital, social capital, and access to market information, they would be more likely to grow their micro-enterprise to a size that employs at least five employees or more.

August 28, 2014

The primary goal of Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) in Kyrgyzstan is to generate rapid, sustained and broad­ based economic growth through short-term technical assistance in the agricultural sector. 

August 28, 2014

Through the Afghanistan Trade and Revenue (ATAR) Project, USAID assists Kyrgyz Customs, Ministry of Economy, as well as business accociations, freightforwarder unions, customs brokers and other private sector representatives by supporting pro-trade reforms and efforts for increased regional cooperation.

August 28, 2014

The goal of the project is to improve stewardship and governance of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and national bodies to increase efficiency and equitable access to services that prevent and control TB and M/XDR-TB in Kyrgyzstan.

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Calendar

USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.

FrontLines


Water and Hope Flow Back into Kyrgyzstan's Hard-Hit South

March/April 2013
Renovation of Soviet-era irrigation system brings 10,000 hectares of farmland back to life.

Blog


Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Earth Days bridge dialogue and action, addressing conflict over natural resources in Kyrgyzstan.


Last updated: November 14, 2014

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